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Gem

Brooch

Object Number:
29-128-698
Current Location:
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1880
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1880
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Pallas
Minerva
Owl
Description:
Sardonyx cameo brooch; bust of Athena with large owl
Height:
3cm
Width:
2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
698   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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